While attending Azusa High School, Juniperangelica began her organizing journey at GSA Network’s Activist Camp. She quickly grew invested in the organization, traveling the nation as a youth trainer and mentor. Juniperangelica attended Citrus College and University of California, Berkeley where she focused in Ethnic Studies and Race & the Law. Her work for gender justice incorporates her own experiences as a transgender nonbinary Latina, as well as the stories of young trans and nonbinary people across the world. Gia is a proud mama of Tiger, the coolest 6 year-old in California.